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By François Mauriac

François Mauriac's masterpiece and one of many maximum Catholic novels, Thérèse Desqueyroux is the haunting tale of an unhappily married younger lady whose desperation drives her to strategies of homicide. Mauriac paints an unforgettable portrait of non secular isolation and depression, yet he additionally dramatizes the advanced realities of forgiveness, grace, and redemption. Set within the nation-state outdoor Bordeaux, in a quarter of overwhelming warmth and unexpected storms, the novel's panorama displays the interior global of Thérèse, a determine who has captured the imaginations of readers for generations.

Raymond N. MacKenzie's new translation of Thérèse Desqueyroux, the 1st due to the fact that 1947, captures the poetic lyricism of Mauriac's prose in addition to the depth of his stream-of-consciousness narrative. MacKenzie additionally offers notes and a biographical and interpretive advent to aid readers larger get pleasure from the mastery of François Mauriac, who was once provided the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1952. This quantity additionally encompasses a translation of "Conscience, The Divine Instinct," Mauriac's first draft of the tale, by no means prior to on hand in English.

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L GIUDEI DI ORIGENE 31 tempo addietro in un gran numero di persone, persuadendo gli estranei al Vangelo che tali erano i cristiani, ed anche ora inganna alcuni che, per questi motivi, provano ripugnanza ad accostarsi ai cristiani anche per la più semplice conversazione» 108. Si tratta, come si vede, di un'accusa assai precisata, riferita a tempi passati, che Ori gene attribuisce in esolusiva ai Giudei, ed i cui effetti erano al suo tempo ancora riscontrabili IO'. J. DOlger, ohe discute il passo nel contesto di molte affermazioni di pagani e cristiani 110, lo definisce «beachtenswert» 111, e ritiene che Origene si basasse su qualche fonte 112.

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846). Sulla Birkath ha-minim cf. anche: S. Krauss, Imprecation against the Minim in the Synagogue, TQR 9 (1896-97) 515-517; Herford, Christiallity 125-137; Strack, Jesus 64*-67*; Jocz, lewish People 51-57. 115 Tosephta Hullin 2,24; b. 'Aboda Zara 16b-17a: Qoheleth Rabba 1,8 (v. testo e traduzione in Strack, lesus, risp. 4-6 e 23*-25*, ed in Herford, Christianity, risp. 412-413 e 137-140). Maier, lesus 144-181, posti i testi in sinossi, ne suddivide e analizza le varie parti secondo criteri storico-formali.

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